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to speak at san francisco state. she talked with ktvu's rob roth about that day now 50 years ago when she got on a bus in montgomery alabama after a hard day's work as a seamstress. she and three other black people sat down in the middle of bus where blacks could sit, but would have to leave if a white person wanted the seat. >> it had always bothered me and i think others too. but since they considered it the law it was not very easy to defie their rules. >> reporter: a few stops later a white man got on and could not find a seat. >> he wanted to know if i was going to stand up i told him i was not. he said if you don't stand up i'll have your arrested and i said he could do that. >> reporter: rosa parks was arrested, fingerprinted and fined. a reverend named martin luther king brought a lawsuit against the bus company. the u.s. supreme court declared montgomery segregation laws unconstitutional. in recent years the civil rights movement she had inspired brought her out for speeches and celebrations. she worked with the nnacp, started an organizations to provide opportunities for young p
an artist off the field and in december he opened his own gallery in the south bay. ktvu's matt keller was there. >> vernon davis arrived in style tonight for his own party at santana row in san jose. and he brought friends. 49ers teammates olson and deshon turned out for the new gallery opening. >> have you ever been to another nfl player's art gallery opening. >> this is definitely the first. we're here to support him. >> we're family. it goes a long way. not just on the field off the field as well. it was a no brainer, i had to be here. >> vernon davis is a great football player. but under his uniform is a great artist. some of his acrylics on display in the gallery. >> basically vernon used paint to express his inner feelings. if you look around you these are all vernon's paintings. >> gallery 85 is the culmination of vernon's passion for art. it promotes appreciate for arts for kids and gives out scholarships. >> to reach out to kids to say it's safe, it's okay to be an artist. you don't have to play football or basketball to be cool. >> how does tonight's celebration compare to h
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